Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development
Prototyping tools have become an important resource for us designers — allowing us to document multiple states of a single screen, including animations, transitions and microinteract
Accessibility has always been a slightly unsettling realm for web developers. Surrounded with myths, misunderstandings and contradicting best practices, it used to be a domain for a small
Redux is one of the hottest libraries in front-end development these days. However, many people are confused about what it is and what its benefits are. As the documentation states, Redux
Let’s be honest: We designers can be difficult to work with. We might come from a controversial company culture, work an unconventional schedule or get impatient whenever our Internet co
Today will be a day in history regardless of what happens over the next weeks. The majority of people in the UK voted to leave the EU, and this made clear once again that many people in ou
456 Berea St. | Web Standards
I like to keep my CSS tidy and consistently formatted. One of the tools I use to help with that is stylelint. If anyone’s curious, this post explains how I configure it. Read full postPosted in CSS.
Whenever I mention that I don’t use CSS preprocessors I tend to get strange looks from people who cannot imagine writing CSS without Sass. And so I have to defend my choice and explain why, over and
Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w
In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is f
Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi
W3C | Web Standards
The Web Application Security Working Group has published a W3C Recommendation of Subresource Integrity. This specification defines a mechanism by which user agents may verify that a fetched resource h
The Web Performance Working Group has published a Working Draft of Page Visibility 2. This specification defines a means to programmatically determine the visibility state of a document. This can aid
The Web Platform Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of HTML 5.1. This specification defines the 5th major version, first minor revision of the core language of the Wo
The Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Working Group and Technical Architecture Group (TAG) have published four Working Drafts: CSS Typed OM Level 1: Converting CSSOM value strings into meaningfully typed J
The Web Performance Working Group has published a Group Note of Reporting API 1. This document defines a generic reporting framework which allows web developers to associate a set of named reporting e
CMS Wire | Content Management
In a few short years communities have transformed from a misunderstood and undervalued tool to a strategic part of a company. During those ensuing years, many organizations have successfully deploy
The cat is out of the bag. Customer experience is a key business differentiator. It’s quickly becoming a priority, as companies champion slogans such as “We treat you like you&rsqu
Everywhere we look, change is permeating businesses: the people, the processes and the technology. A common concern I heard at three recent content conferences was how to manage these changes
E-signatures are supposed to make life easier for companies. They’re supposed to save businesses money. They’re supposed to carry the same legal and compliance weight as pen and paper. S
From that day on Aug. 11, 1994, when Dan Kohn sold a CD of Sting's "Ten Summoner’s Tales" for $12.48 plus shipping through his website NetMarket, e-commerce has been a part of consumer's lives.
Search Engine Watch | SEO
Joris Merks is Head of Digital Transformation, Northern Europe at Google, and works with companies to embed digital-first thinking into their strategies.
What does link-building look like right now? What tactics work? Is it all abut quality content or do more shady tactics still get results?
I know. It’s the 21st century equivalent of ‘8 minute abs’. But bear with me on this…
You’re probably familiar with the Keyword Planner tool, which is one of the best sources we have to spot opportunities and make the business case for an investment into paid or organic search campai
Showing data in context, and using creativity to make that same data tell a story, can truly bring numbers to life.